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Rosliston Forestry Centre

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Address: Rosliston Forestry Centre Burton Road | Rosliston, Swadlincote DE12 8JX, England
Phone Number: 01283 563483
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Evening with Owls

Absolutely fantastic! Got to fly two different types of owl and got to stroke or hold about 5 or 6. Some big and some little. A nice mixture. Richard the main handler was amazing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Claire W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely fantastic! Got to fly two different types of owl and got to stroke or hold about 5 or 6. Some big and some little. A nice mixture. Richard the main handler was amazing. Full of information and you could tell he had a lovely relationship with all of the owls. We took two young children with us and Richard... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The park is very good for children aged 2-11 and the walks are very nice and you can see a lot of wildlife and nature but the cafe still needs some improvements but the classrooms are very interesting.

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Thank Ethan S
Burton-on-trent
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are various walks including dog walk and teddy bear walk that kids can follow the trail and get clues with sculptures to find. Lovely lake with picnic tables. Crazy golf course, children's play area with sandpit, birds of prey, small I door soft play, archery courses, various summer activities. Cafe. Free except parking charge for hour or day. It's... More 

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Thank Denise G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A lovely, active day out. Great to go for a stroll, hop on a bike, play in the park or get lost in the wood. Something for everyone.

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Thank Claire E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was given the Owl experience as a gift, so went along with the family last week. The man running the experience Rich I have to say now was the absolute highlight of the evening. His passion for his job and the birds was incredible, You could see he loved those birds and his knowledge and the way he spoke and... More 

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Thank Sam W
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was great fun watching the children enjoy the many facilities available.The picnic sites and walking paths are very well laid out with well signposted roads.The food available is very varied.There is ample seating indoors and out and the parking facilities are good.

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Thank Norman G
Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here with my wife and daughter to meet my daughter's friend and her 3 year old son, plenty of tables to sit outdoors at so easy to have a picnic nice play area for children and the cafe did nice coffees and of course sells ice cream, will definitely be going back to enjoy more of the many amenities

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Thank John W
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visit here quite a bit with my 10 year old daughter and find there is something for everyone. If you have a dog there are some great walks.The cafe has a good range of food at a reasonable price

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Thank MrAKE
Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was very good,especially fore access.There was a free scooter hire. there was also lots to[including,parks,walks and the bird hide]. free parking fore the disabled or you have to pay.There was a cafe.

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Thank realtravel2014
Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a find!! Visited yesterday and had a walk around. So pleased to find this little gem on my doorstep!! Beautiful walks including nature walks! Very family friendly as I saw lots of children including babies right up to teenagers! We had breakfast in the cafe which was nice and reasonably priced too! Can't wait to try the lodges!

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Thank Pauline B

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